'''Dan Bern''' (also known as '''Bernstein'''; born July 27, 1965) is an American guitarist, singer, songwriter, novelist and painter. His music is often compared to that of Bob Dylan
, Woody Guthrie
, Bruce Springsteen
, Phil Ochs
and Elvis Costello
[[http://folkmusic.about.com/od/artistspotlight/p/DanBern_profile.htm Dan Bern - Biography and Profile of Dan Bern]] [[http://www.carnegiehall.org/textSite/box_office/events/evt_7009.html] ]
He is a prolific composer, having written over one thousand songs.
[[http://home.earthlink.net/~usablues/archive/archive.html The Official Dan Bern Lyric Archive]] [[http://danbern.redacorn.net/lyrics/ Dan Bern Song Lyrics]]
He also wrote the novel ''Quitting Science'' (2004) under the pen name Cunliffe Merriwether and wrote the preface under his own name.